Tana Weingartner

Reporter

Tana Weingartner earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in mass communication from Miami University. Most recently, she served as news and public affairs producer with WMUB-FM. Ms. Weingartner has earned numerous awards for her reporting, including several Best Reporter awards from the Associated Press and the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

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Transportation
11:56 am
Wed November 13, 2013

KY auditor to review CVG board

Credit Michael Keating / WVXU

Kentucky's auditor says he'll take a close look at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Board after media reports raised concerns about travel and spending.Ā 

Auditor Adam Edelen says, "We are going to be reviewing every expenditure made by the airport board. We're going to get to the nub of the issue, which is 'Is the questionable spending on things like travel a consistent theme through every expenditure stream at the airport?' I don't have an answer for that but I will."

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Cincinnati Streetcar
11:48 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Streetcar supporters plan open forum; discussing legal options

Construction workers relocating utilities along Elm St. to accomodate the streetcar.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Over-the-Rhine Community members and business owners are rallying support for the streetcar project in the wake of last week's election. They're calling on the mayor-elect and new council members to keep the streetcar moving forward.

Derek dos Anjos owns a seafood restaurant near the streetcar route.

"I moved here two years ago from New York, NY and I've seen first hand what light rail can do for a city," says dos Anjos. "It would be a big shame if we didn't continue the streetcar. My business is depending on it. Mr. Cranley, please don't do this."

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Diversity and Business
10:00 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Diversity the focus of leadership symposium

Agenda 360 and Vision 2015 are getting ready to roll out programs designed at increasing diversity in Cincinnati's business community.

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Cincinnati Port Authority
4:00 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Port expansion plan on track

This map shows the desired expansion area for the proposed Cincinnati Tri-State Port District. The region would run from river mile 357 to the east to river mile 555.

The Port Authority of Greater Cincinnati is continuing its efforts to expand its statistical boundaries in order to make the region a bigger player in freight commerce.

Brown, Adams, Scioto and Boone counties are already on board with the plan and Hamilton County gave its approval last week.

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Veterans Day
4:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

TriState Veterans Day celebration planned for Sunday

Military Honor Guard members during a recent ceremony welcoming the traveling Vietnam Wall memorial.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

It's being billed as the first celebration aimed at bringing Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky together to commemorate local veterans. The inaugural "Freedom Is Not Free Veterans Day Celebration" is this weekend.

As a Judge Advocate General, organizer Joe Hinds served in all four branches of the military before retiring as a Lt. Colonel in the Air Force. He's hoping several thousand people will show up.

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